• Stars come out to play - 09/03/2015 12:54 PM EDT
    (The Associated Press)
    Book review: Brown's 'Friction' is gripping page-turner

    08/28/2015 08:58 AM EDT
    What starts as a custody battle soon dissolves into a conspiracy in Sandra Brown's latest romantic thriller, "Friction. 
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    Go Green: Removing mercury from waste
    08/28/2015 08:47 AM EDT - In this column, staff at the Center for EcoTechnology offer advice on easy ways for people — and businesses — to introduce green changes in their daily lives. Full Story

    Short Answers: Assume you're in hot water
    08/28/2015 08:47 AM EDT - Dear Short Answers >> My girlfriend has refused to move in with me because I don't have a bathtub in my apartment, only a shower. Full Story

    Lessons learned
    08/28/2015 08:46 AM EDT - Giulia Pugliese is a typical teenager. She likes to look good, and she's particular about what she wears. Full Story

    Strange But TrueWHO: Prevent diseases '25 by 25'
    08/28/2015 08:46 AM EDT - Q: Its motto is "25 by 25." Whose motto is this, and what are its goals? Are you affected by them? Full Story

    Argentine family on road trip to see pope in Philadelphia
    08/28/2015 08:46 AM EDT - They packed their bags and embarked on a months-long adventure through the Americas in a Volkswagen van they dubbed Francisca. Full Story

    Online safe zones: Sell at the local police station
    08/20/2015 05:47 AM EDT - BOSTON — Michele Velleman needed to sell a Zumba dance fitness kit, a cellphone and a table through Facebook. Full Story

    Strange but True: Your odds of winning the lottery are ...
    08/20/2015 05:47 AM EDT - Q: Big numbers can be lots of fun, so where's the fun in this one: You're playing a popular lottery game of choosing 6 random numbers from a set of 49, trying to match all the numbers in the drawing. Full Story

    Back-to-school deals all in the timing
    08/20/2015 05:46 AM EDT - NEW YORK — The start of the school year is just around the corner, and you haven't shopped yet? Full Story

    Your cats can enjoy luxury resorts, too
    08/14/2015 12:04 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES >> When Boris and Anastasia vacation, they prefer to stay in a deluxe three-story suite, dine on tuna mackerel and lobster consommé, and spend their time on an iPad. Full Story

    (Ed Crisostomo/The Orange County Register via AP)
    'Star Wars' BB-8 droid is an instant hit

    'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ merchandise unveiling has fans waiting in line outside stores.